International Medical Education

Background

Student in Africa

In 1995, building on the previous efforts  of UMMS faculty and students, a more formal program in International Medical Education began. Interest in international training has always been a part of the UMMS student body. Since the development of the new program interest has accelerated. Each year, forty clinical students study abroad. These students travel to such countries as South Africa, Costa Rica, Honduras, Cuba, Peru, Bolivia, Belize, Mexico, Ecuador, India, Nepal, Israel, Ireland, France, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Australia.

In addition, thirty preclinical students engage in language training or community service projects. They visit countries such as Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Chile, Nicaragua, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Vietnam, India, and Tanzania.

 

For additional information, please visit our campus-wide website:

Office of Undergraduate Education / International Medical Education

Program Contact:

Michael Godkin, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Benedict Building, Third Floor, Room A3-225
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

Telephone: (774) 442-3917
Fax: (774) 441-6212
Email:Michael.Godkin@umassmed.edu